[ pyood-n-see ]
/ ˈpyud n si /
modesty; bashfulness; shamefacedness.
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Example sentences from the Web for pudency
The youthful artist working in any medium is prone to be impatient of the prejudices of Anglo-Saxon pudency.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
British Dictionary definitions for pudency
/ (ˈpjuːdənsɪ) /
modesty, shame, or prudishness
Word Origin for pudency
C17: from Late Latin pudentia, from Latin pudēre to feel shame
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